The “Stay-at-Home” order in effect until April 30. Staying home, social distancing and frequent hand washing is the best defense against COVID-19. When you must leave home for essential reasons, please wear a fabric face mask. Governor recommends canceling large events scheduled for the summer. State Income Tax filing date extended to July 15. HOW TO HELP: Volunteer to serve, provide Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), donate blood and most important STAY HOME. State Museum is preserving Illinoisans’ COVID-19 stories.
Urgent need for healthcare professionals. The state of Illinois is calling on physicians, nurses, physicians’ assistants, and respiratory therapists who left the healthcare field to reactivate their professional licenses and rejoin the fight to save lives. Governor urges all licensed medical professionals to immediately sign up for emergency alerts with Illinois Helps.